NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL DISTANCE LEARNING GRADUATE EDUCATION AND EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2019:
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SUBJ/NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL DISTANCE LEARNING GRADUATE EDUCATION AND
EXECUTIVE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2019//
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN announces Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Distance
Learning (DL) defense-focused Masters Degrees, Executive Master of Business
Administration (EMBA) and graduate certificates opportunities. Specific
information for all DL programs can be found at https://my.nps.edu/web/dl.
2. NPS DL programs are part-time programs (usually 12 to 24-months) for
military officers, Department of Defense (DoD) civilians and a small number
of DoD contractor personnel.
a. DL masters degree programs consist of one or two classes per quarter
for 8 to 9 quarters. Enrollment in an NPS DL masters degree incurs a 2 to 3-
year service obligation upon completion/withdrawal.
b. The EMBA is a 24-month, part-time, online graduate program focused on
financial resource management. The program is fully funded for active-duty
lieutenant commanders (select) and above (lieutenant by waiver). EMBA awards
the 3100P subspecialty code.
c. DL graduate certificates consist of a series of four graduate-level
courses delivered over 4 quarters designed to provide enhanced knowledge and
skills in specific subject areas. Graduate certificates are available to
officers and qualified enlisted personnel. Enrollment in an NPS certificate
program incurs a 1-year service obligation upon completion/withdrawal.
3. Application and enrollment requirements.
a. DL Masters and certificate programs are processed at
https://www.nps.edu/web/admissions/apply1. Applicants who do not fall under
the mission-funded category (i.e., active-duty Navy and Marine Corps) must be
sponsored by their command or employer. All prospective DL students must
submit college transcripts and a Participation Agreement for NPS DL Programs.
b. Application process for EMBA is accessible at
https://my.nps.edu/web/gsbpp/emba. Application deadline for the Spring 2019
cohort is 7 December 2018 with online instruction beginning April 2019.
Application deadline for the Fall 2019 cohort is 5 July 2019 with online
instruction beginning September 2019.
4. Officers who have previously received a Navy-funded graduate degree must
apply for a second funded degree waiver to OPNAV N127, Navy Education and
Training Branch. Waiver request is accessible at
5. DL Masters and EMBA program point of contact can be reached at
(831) 656-2562/DSN 756 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Released by Vice Admiral R. P. Burke, N1.//